TITLE

Producers should examine pastures for post-tornado debris

AUTHOR(S)
Stotts, Donald
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/22/2013, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the advice of Brian Freking, area livestock specialist at Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension, that U.S. cattle producers should examine pastures for post-tornado debris. Freking warned that cattle will eat anything that looks interesting in the pasture and warned that insulation can cause bloat, impaction and gastro-intestinal problem when consumed. The article also suggests that cattle producers administer rumen magnets or reticular magnets to remove metals.
ACCESSION #
88033753

 

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